Xiaomi has announced the MIUI 10 Beta programme for the Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro phones. The programme gives the selected testers a chance to chance use the features in the MIUI before they are being rolled out to the masses. The company made the announcement on the official Mi community page, saying that it is now accepting applications to enroll testers in the programme.
The primary thing that a tester should have is own a Redmi Note 7 and the Redmi Note 7 Pro phone. To apply, he/she should fill a form, and only those who are an active member of the Mi Community with a ranking of at least “Advanced Bunny” are eligible to apply. Applicants also need to have a Telegram ID to communicate with other developers. Needless to say, the chosen ones expected not leak any feature.
The applications close on March 22 at 9PM (IST) and the results will be declared on or before March 25, 9PM (IST). These phones were launched in India last month and in our first impressions, we found that the phone could be a game-changer in the mid-segment market.
The phone features a 6.3-inch Full HD+ LTPS screen with a 19.5:9 waterdrop notch display design. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC octa-core processor and comes with up to 6GB RAM and up to 128GB storage. The phone comes equipped with a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor in the main rear camera, and is supplemented with a 5MP secondary sensor. The phone supports capturing 4K videos at 30fps and comes with EIS. On the front, the Note 7 Pro is equipped with a 13MP camera that also enables face unlock. The Redmi Note 7 Pro is protected by Gorilla Glass 5 display on both the front and the back. The phone runs on MIUI 10 based on Android 9 Pie and is backed by a 4000mAh battery that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.
The Redmi Note 7 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC and comes in 3/32GB, and 4/64GB memory and storage variants. The handset sports a 6.3-inch LCD display that is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It also features a 19.5:9 display aspect ratio and gets a waterdrop notch design. In terms of optics, the smartphone features a 12MP + 2MP dual rear camera setup. The 12MP primary sensor has a 1.25µm pixel pitch, while the 5MP secondary camera helps in capturing bokeh images. On the front, it sports a 13MP sensor that supports AI portrait selfie, along with the face unlock feature. The phone also packs a 4,000mAh battery and supports Quick Charge 4.0.